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Alex Jackson

Alex Jackson

Alex Jackson is a UK-based writer with a focus on science, health and technology. He's contributed to The Guardian, Japan Times, Nature and Scientific American, among others.
Sickle cell disease: Africa’s most prevalent ‘invisible condition’
Sickle cell disease: Africa’s most prevalent ‘invisible condition’
Eight years ago, Arafa Salim thought she was on the verge of death. “The doctors who were treating me didn’t know how to deal with it, my bone...
Educating Abuja girls to STEM the cost of hi-tech research
Educating Abuja girls to STEM the cost of hi-tech research
Down a quiet tree-lined street on the periphery of Abuja, one of the fastest growing cities in the world, a classroom brims with activity.